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Practical approaches to neurological testing & investigation & management of thigh pain
The education session will explore diagnosis and management of neurological disease.
Dr Simon will focus on neurological diagnostic testing, such as when to refer for neurological tests, what test to choose and the limitations and pitfalls of each test.
Dr Siu will look at thigh pain which is rarely discussed but unmistakably prevalent.

Activity ID 253316

Through this activity, GP's will be able to:

1. Have a diagnostic approach to neurological pain and an
understanding of referral options available
2. List the tests available to evaluate nerve pain and the
limitations of these
3. Identify the common causes of neurological thigh pain and
treatment options available

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Jul 15, 2021 06:30 PM in Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney

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Speakers

Dr Jonathan Adams
General Practitioner @Northern Beaches Medical Centre
Jon grew up in New Zealand but moved to Sydney to study Medicine at the University of Sydney in 2002. He has worked as a GP since 2009 and completed his General Practice Fellowship in Far North NSW in 2010. He has worked both in Australia and overseas as a GP. He has served the Northern Beaches General Practitioner Role First Name Last Name Email Mobile About Profession/ Specialty Photo community since 2015. Jon is the Principal GP at Northern Beaches Medical Centre and was involved in setting up the practice before Northern Beaches Hospital opened. He enjoys all aspects of General practice but has a particular interest in Paediatrics having completed the Diploma in Child Health. He enjoys trail running, mountain biking and swimming.
Dr Neil Simon
Head of Neurology @Northern Beaches Medical Centre
Dr Neil Simon graduated Medicine with Honours from the University of New South Wales. He completed neurology training in Sydney, followed by a Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship at the Institute of Neurological Sciences, Prince of Wales Hospital. Neil gained further subspecialty expertise in the United States, where he undertook a Clinical Neurophysiology and Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). His PhD studies explored novel approaches to measure nerve injury in motor neuron disease and peripheral nerve trauma. Neil has specific expertise in clinical neurophysiology testing and nerve and muscle ultrasound, which are used to diagnose nerve and muscle injury. He performs a range of therapeutic procedures including botulinum toxin injections for migraine, movement disorders and spasticity, and peripheral nerve blocks.
Dr Tim Sui
Consultant Neurosurgeon @Macquarie University Hospital
Dr Timothy Siu is a neurosurgeon specialising in the management of brain, spine and peripheral nerve disorders. He has a special focus in minimally invasive surgery and is highly experienced in using tubular retractors, typically less than 2-3 cm wide, for surgery on the spine, to minimise collateral tissue damage and blood loss associated with conventional open surgery. Tim has pioneered new and modified techniques in this field and is an advocate of personalised medicine. He is amongst the first in applying 3D printing technology to create custom made implants for treatment of spinal deformity. Tim completed his neurosurgical training in 2008 in Sydney and was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. He then underwent subspecialty training in the USA and completed a fellowship program at University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. He specialises in performing awake surgery to monitor patients’ neurological functions while removing tumours from the brain